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by Susanna Jones
view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. Susanna Jones lives in Brighton, England.
view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. Paperback: 224 pages. Publisher: Mysterious Press (March 1, 2003).
We had a neighborhood earthquake drill the other morning. I shiver, pointing out to myself that the earthquake bird came only at night so this must be something different
We had a neighborhood earthquake drill the other morning. Of course, you never know when the big one will strike, but there are a few small things you can do to increase your chances of survival. I shiver, pointing out to myself that the earthquake bird came only at night so this must be something different. But the sound carries with it a picture of Lily crouching under my table in the light of the street lamp, and another of her hunched-up body in the shed. I remember the woman, scattered in pieces deep in the bay, whose name I shall never know.
I dressed, stepped over their peaceful bodies, and went outside. I would have a quiet walk before breakfast. The sea was blue under the morning sun, but had lost none of its nighttime magic. The sea was blue under the morning sun, but had lost none of its nighttime magic oked out at the glinting ripples. When I turned my head back to the beach I saw, out of the corner of my eye, a canoe in the sea that had not been there before. Still looking only through the outer edge of my left eye, I was surprised but not alarmed to see the long-lost Brian Church canoeing along the water parallel to my steps
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The Earthquake Bird . Jones’s pacing is skilled and deliberate. Jones’s pacing is skilled and deliberat. .The descriptions are delivered with fluency and intimac.An examination of the slippery nature of truth and memory, obsessions and betrayals, all of which Jones handles with confidence and skill. Publishers Weekly . This small gem of a first nove. nfolds as neatly as origam.In concise prose perfectly suited to its settin. ones captures the sense of a foreign country and culture and creates an unusually provocative protagonist
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The Earthquake Bird is the debut novel by British author Susanna Jones published in 2001. It won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, a Betty Trask Award, and the Crime Writers' Association John Creasy Dagger. The story opens in a Tokyo police station where 34-year-old Lucy Fly is being questioned over the murder of her friend Lily Bridges. Lucy has been in Tokyo for 10 years, is fluent in Japanese, and employed in translating manuals into English
The Earthquake Bird is Susanna Jones's stunning, prize-winning first mystery - now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander.
The Earthquake Bird is Susanna Jones's stunning, prize-winning first mystery - now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander. Winner of the CWA New Blood Dagger for Best Debut Crime Novel of the YearWinner of the John Llewellyn Rhys PrizeEarly this morning, several hours before my arrest, I was woken by an earth tremor. for in Tokyo we have a quake like this every month. I am simply relating the sequence of events as it happened. It has been an unusual day and I would hate to forget anything.
that darkens a mood, heightens an action and brings a revealing word to a character's lips-and Susanna Jones has the touch. Books A Million: ww. kqlhce.
The Earthquake Bird by Susanna Jones, read by Kirsty Rider. Novels of psychological suspense hang on the delicacy of the writer's touch-that feathery brushstroke that darkens a mood, heightens an action and brings a revealing word to a character's lips-and Susanna Jones has the touch. -Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Books A Million: ww. Hudson Booksellers: ww. udsonbooksellers. com/book/978014. 80143135081.